Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Urban Humanitarian Response Symposium

29-30 June, 2017, London, United Kingdom - Stronger Cities Consortium: International Rescue Committee (IRC), Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), and World Vision International (WVI)

Organiser of Urban Humanitarian Response Symposium

The Symposium aims to foster a practitioner oriented conversation and dialogue about what are the concrete tools and approaches humanitarian and development actors are applying to respond to urban crises. The two-day event will include research and lessons learned from a range of contexts and cities. Topics for the Symposium will include:

World Reconstruction Conference 3

6-8 June, Brussels, Belgium - The third edition of the World Reconstruction Conference (WRC3) brings attention to the increasingly recognized importance of disaster recovery practices, as evidenced by the Sendai Framework’s Priority 4. Co-organized by the World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the European Union, the United Nations Development Programme and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, the conference builds on the success of the first two WRCs held in 2011, in Geneva and again in 2014 in Washington.

Cities in Crisis / Crisis in Cities

One UN Pavilion, Room A

“Cities in Crisis/Crisis in Cities” will feature two panel discussion on how implementation of the New Urban Agenda can advance the work of the Global Alliance for Urban Crises, with a focus on the humanitarian-development and recovery nexus, in an effort to adapt humanitarian action to an urban world and leave no city behind.